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DPRK fires two short-range projectiles into east waters

English.news.cn   2014-07-02 10:25:03
DPRK fired 2 short-range projectiles into its E. waters Wednesday, a day after S. Korea refused proposal.
• The projectiles, which flew some 180 km, were fired from Wonsan areas into the east waters.
• The DPRK launched two Scud missiles, which flew 500 kms, into its east waters on June 29.
 
 

SEOUL, July 2 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range projectiles into its east waters Wednesday, a day after South Korea refused a proposal of the DPRK to stop all military hostilities.

The projectiles, presumed to be shells fired from 300-mm multiple-rocket launcher termed by South Korea as KN-09, were launched at 6:50 a.m. and 8 a.m. each, according to military sources cited by local media.

The projectiles, which flew some 180 km, were fired from Wonsan areas, the DPRK's southeastern region, into the east waters.

The DPRK launched two Scud missiles, which flew 500 kms, into its east waters on June 29 after firing three KN-09 shells on June 26, the South Korean military said.

South Korea refused Tuesday a proposal of the DPRK to stop all military hostilities from Friday, saying it lacked sincerity.

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The National Defense Commission of the DPRK made the surprise suggestion in a statement where it listed independence, peaceful reunification and great national unity as the three main principles for improving relations with South Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported Monday. Full story

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SEOUL/PYONGYANG, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into waters off its east coast early Sunday morning, the South Korean military said.

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